10 skills to develop during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global trends show that the job market, businesses and careers will be the most difficult to navigate and perhaps, the most challenging that we have seen in our lifetime. While it is great to have expert skills and experience, there are other skills that can also help to better navigate productivity as we modify survival[…]

COVID-19 Trends. So you want to be a MENTEE?- 10 rules to check your eligibility

Mentoring is a delicate yet rewarding relationship between two people. It serves the purpose for one person (usually the mentor) to share skills, experiences and professional connections with another person (usually the mentee). A mentor –mentee relationship is one that is built on trust, transparency and collaboration. The benefits of being a mentee can be[…]

COVID-19 Impacts on Employability Skills

Employers need candidates who can show and implement certain key skills required to contribute to an overall company and organisational goal. Employability skills are required for anyone to get, keep and maintain a successful career. The purpose of this training manual is to list and guide you on the types of skill set that you[…]

Are you a learner? – Increase your learning with this 3 actions

I find that positioning yourself to recognise that you are in a constant place of learning may not be easy but will be worth it. It is easy to know a few things and call oneself an “expert’ in the field of that knowledge however the reality is that innovation is happening every minute. What[…]

Five barriers to gender equality in the formal workplace – What young women aspiring into career positions should know.

I recently read a report done by McKinsey Global Institute titled “The Power of Parity – Advancing women’s equality in Africa and the barriers mentioned are key to note because women experience barriers to career climb differently from men. Read the 5 barriers from this report on how to expand your understanding and arm you[…]

5 Ps you can adapt that will boost your career immediately.

DISCIPLINE. Most of us will agree that the first thing that the military instils is discipline. The military life is one I am privileged to know and grow up in and if you have any idea about how they operate from a work mindset perspective, you will understand that there absolutely is a lot of[…]

Work Wisdom – How to hold it down in a male-dominated industry.

Many industries have more women in entry level positions than men. Very few women make it to the equity, partnership and high level management roles. It can be tough to think about and to also see it play out over and over again however getting wound up about it alone will not change the status[…]

Are you experiencing a glitch in chasing your goals? – This 5 Ds will help you score big

I had a look at my vision board. A reflective look. My brain reminded me that June is the 6th month in this year, equally splitting the year into half. I could see some goals on my board have been achieved and some, still work in progress. It is important to keep my drive levels[…]

“I find that my role models are women around me who have come before me” – Temisan Dipo-Salami

A first class (1st Class) graduate of Petroleum Engineering, Temisan Dipo-Salami has always gravitated towards science and logic more than other aspects of learning and life. A youth corper serving in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria, Temisan enjoys solving problems and knowing how things work. She has a vision to work in the Energy[…]

Renewable Energy – Maximizing opportunities to include women

I developed new insights into the world of renewable energy – challenges the nation still face and most importantly, the gaps that still exist for the inclusion of women. The women in renewal energy leadership workshop, organised by the Clean Technology Hub, co-founded by Ify Malo, brought to light significant disparities that exist in the[…]